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here. thank you for giving the insight for what you two share and not too shab by to have willie brown and now it is time to acknowledge and recognize our special guests stand and be recognized. david chiu? are you here or are they still in session? we want to acknowledge district five london breed, and district ten, supervisor, representing my hood, cohen. san francisco first african american city administrator naomi kelley. the mayor's office deputy chief of staff, for public safety. paul henderson. >> san francisco treasurer, sisneros. >> san francisco port commissioner kimberly brandon. commissioners south east city, toya moses. >> oakland port commissioner, brian parker. director of workforce development office of economic workforce department rhonda simmons and president jack and jill of america incorporated san francisco chapter and former soul service commissioner karen clopten. thank you all so much. well, we are so thrilled that our most distinguished keynote speaker was able to work us into his schedule today. welly has a way again of folks to show up. you know? he attended
? willie brown does that. [ applause ] i'm so glad you are applauding. it gives me time to get water. if i were younger, hipper, i would breakout into a rap right now to talk about his virtues and his life and career. if i were to do that, it might sound something like this. you all ready ? when you think of willie brown you want no other, he's the one you count as your brother, what else can i say? i can't say no more. through the streets of san francisco makes you want to sing. when you think of willie brown we like no other. he's the kind of dude that you like as your brother. i say he's the kind of dude that you want as your brother. he's the kind of dude that you want as your brother. [ applause ] but since i'm an old dude, i'm not going to do that because that would seem unseemly. what i do say is when this is all said and done, willie would seem to be an individual who em bodies the classic american story success of invention and reinvention. born of talent, skill, determination, brilliance, lots of plain old hard work. and the ability to take one's god given talent, fashion it, sh
in need. today we are honoring one of san francisco's greatest legends honorable willie l. brown junior for what he has bestowed on the local government, that he has bestowed on the local government, the state and our over all country. it is because of his exceptional dedication, and tenacity to fight injustice and provide economic growth and development that i am able to be up here today. could everyone who has worked for honorable brown or was appointed by him, please stand or raise your hand if you are already standing. soak in the impact of a number of people that just raised their hands just then. what a tremendous honor it is to have this particular to say thank you honorable brown for what you have done to help us all grow, and achieve significant heights professionally and personally. lastly, i want to also personally recognize the african american woman in city government who have greatly impacted me on my own professional journey. supervisor breed, cohen and my regional director rhonda simmons. >> these women have been very instrumental in connecting the legacy that honorable
you think of willie brown we like no other. he's the kind of dude that you like as your brother. i say he's the kind of dude that you want as your brother. he's the kind of dude that you want as your brother. [ applause ] but since i'm an old dude, i'm not going to do that because that would seem unseemly. what i do say is when this is all said and done, willie would seem to be an individual who em bodies the classic american story success of invention and reinvention. born of talent, skill, determination, brilliance, lots of plain old hard work. and the ability to take one's god given talent, fashion it, shape it, mold it into something quite remarkable and remarkably effective and enduring. willie brown is a game changer. thank you, willie, for all your work, talents, brilliance, heart, your and forgiving a damn. thank you. [ applause ] on that note, i believe i should bring mayor brown to the stage. is that correct? ladies and gentlemen, mayor willie brown. [ applause ] >> that was remarkable. but then again you are a vocalist. mr. mayor, kristin, vernal, vernal was rather rese
and fashion icon, the one and the only the honorable willie l. brown junior. [ applause ] growing in the area, his accomplishments and contributions to the world at large and public service were not lost on me and it is really been a dream come true for me to grow up and get to know him professionally and personally. my father and willie were acquaintances and fraternity brothers. >> when he was elected the first african american mayor i was right up there front and center in 1996 and channel five was out there reporting and they included me in the news coverage and interviewed me and i was historical and crying and emotional and the camera lingered on my black power fist. and fast forward for when i was in washington, d.c. when i was there for barack obama first inauguration and there i went with my fist again more tears flowing and i was not the only one thinking about the shoulders on which the president stood, including those of mayor brown who without question paved the way for president obama and countness others. so today we celebrate all that he is and all that he has done and all tha
involved in this. as you can see the former transbay terminal site is exciting for me. when i was by willie brown, former mayor, i remember cleaning out behind the greyhound station and moving people along inside and outside that terminal and now to know that demolition is complete, it helped people get jobs particularly because of the funds made available. there were 55,000 hours of labor all done without any accident or injury in that demolition. 90 percent of that important work was completed by the 9 counties bay air -- area labor force. that's incredible for the work force throughout the bay area. we today celebrate it's anchor in all of it's whole region. it will be really what will be built in the near future to serve our city and our region. we have always believe that a transit center is a critical anchor for the jobs in the city. it's the best future for our cities, great transit access, dynamic mixed urban centers, a place for innovation and inspiration. we truly believed that over two decades ago when we started this. within one block of this transit center, there are 4 office
to disclose is willie brown. he is someone affected by this? >> he may or may not be. i don't know what mayor brown's practice is. he hasn't had to require to date, but he as any other lawyer, myself if i was out in private practice or actually out lobbying city officials and was in potential litigation, that lawyer would have to register. these laws were not designed for any particular individual. it was really to look at shared experience we have in san francisco and also see what best practices are in place in other cities and jurisdictions to make sure we are doing the best we can. >> fair to say san francisco is behind other places like los angeles and san diego? >> in certain respects. chicago, san diego, los angeles, they have things promote greater transparen transparency. >> we have less transparency than chicago? >> we do. the lawyer exception comes out of chicago. we learned how chicago does things. there are things you learn from other jurisdictions. that is what we are trying to implement here. >> one of the issues here is permit expediters. people in the building inspections and
, good afternoon, everybody. it's my pleasure to be here to join former mayor willie brown, and supervisor scott wiener and david campos, and the commission of the police department, and friends and staff and friends and family here to witness the promotion of 56 officers of our police department. you know many of you have heard me say in the city that we are the world passage, and rightly so. we are doing things that no other city is doing to lead the way. not just for economic recovery but job creation. showing the way. and our mission bay and biotech, the latest discovers and drugs, the cure of cancer with residents of san francisco working there. we host the biggest and best conventions in the world to bring people together in this great city to do things that collaborate with each other. whether it's business or medicine or research. we have some of the best research and diversity here that are anchoring the discovery. at the same time we host some of the best sports teams in the world. and you know that we are winning the world series and collaborative teamwork that w
's why we went down to cafe roma and sat down with willie brown and what is the game plan in boston. >> we believed it was a question of when, not if. i think what this does is brings the public right back to the day after 9/11. all weekend long there have been longer lines at the giants game, no garbage cans in the front. people getting phone calls to come early. we saw what happened at the anniversary of the earthquake. i think the public is going to be more patient and realize it can happen again. >> what does fan do for this. it is an event city. this city is all about crowds and festivals and big gatherings. >> keep in mind, we have experience, not of a similar nature exactly of what occurred in boston, but we have had experience with crowds and crowd control and people getting out of order on the conduct side. >> reporter: but what kind f strain does this put on your department, every time you have an event, you have to put in a dimension of a copy cat or sect or third, you know, going on, one way or the other, that has to put a strain on you guys. >> absolutely, but, we train
, i would be remiss if we didn't acknowledge our former mayor willie brown and john mayor who has been very supportive. thank you to them as well. i recognize our director, but i think it's important to recognize our board of directors who has been really instrumental in advising this project from a construction standpoint and community standpoint and i want to recognize our directors, art lloyd, gabriel metcalf, director of mta and john, we also have alternate member greg harper, a founding member of the board that will be participating more frequently. i want to thank everyone today. it's been a long process to get here. everyone involved in this project knows. thank you to everyone here. [ applause ] >> i for got to mention that our state senator mark leno has also presented a certificate of recognition to the transbay transit tower. it congratulations on the tower. on this occasion we mark an historic process that will transform san francisco as the 21st century hub. the city skyline creating thousands of jobs and stimulating local economic growth. congratulations and best wishes
're a city that rewards the inno matter and the risktaker. fred and harvey ye very and willie brown and nancycy pelosi. we've known our share of adversity, earthquake and the problems with aids. we're not afraid to fail or doing what we know is right. and most importantly we know that none of us succeed alone whether it's in reconcile or business or life. we know as michelle obama said so well, this past summer when you walk through that door of opportunity you don't slam it shut you help someone else walk through that door behind you. my fellow san franciscans i know there's no limit to the opportunities in this city in we keep the door open. if we commit ourselves and put politics behind us we can help future generations and thank you go >> it's so great to see a full house like this. it means the world to us and to the whole cause of anti-trafficking. we are waiting for mayor lee. my name is nancy goldberg, cochair of the seven cisco collaborative against human trafficking. i wanted to introduce my past chair, and my new cochair. when i tell people of my involvement their sho
to them. willie brown, our former mayor himself said there is a starbucks on every corner because there is a customer on every corner. we should have this in our community for access to the patients. so many of them are disabled. this is impossible for me without this medication. we have an economic status in this community. when people come to spend money, more money is spent around the area. you are not seeing a crime influx in these areas. they have guards out front so there is production in the neighborhoods. we have the whole basis of what the people need as far as recognizing that this is a dispensary as part of our medical distribution system. dispensaries, a pharmacy. it's not a restaurant. you can walk down valencia and they are restaurants after restaurants. they are all succeeded. isn't it up to the people to decide this for supply and demand? thank you. >> hello, i'm denise. i got an award for broadcasting about social justice issues. it's just from personal experiences as it drives me. two have made cannabis illegal. congress advises against this. the law makers will
, 280 lbs.. the third . date to of the draft, that was willie brown. and that they chose the name. with the offensive tackle, getting a linebacker out of connecticut. hayden from houston. patroled overall. saying that he is the inspirational, to the blast. he took a kneecap to the chest. with one of the fastest recoveries, with blood and it's just, no reason to the top n f l draft picks. ! >> i was going through this and i never thought that i would be able to the >> the warriors came was fantastic! >> pam: good night everybody, have a great weekend!. sleep train's interest-free for 3 event ends sunday! it's your last chance to get 3 years interest-free financing on beautyrest black, stearns & foster, serta icomfort, even tempur-pedic. plus, get free delivery and sleep train's 100-day low price guarantee. but hurry, sleep train's interest-free for 3 event ends sunday! superior service, best selection, lowest price, guaranteed! ♪ sleep train ♪ your ticket to a better night's sleep ♪ - wonderful news, non-famouses. my publicist just called from rehab. i made the internet. - yo
. >> gary: the raiders chose willie brown and willie was involved of calling the name of my week watson the 63210 pawn player. " overawed the j. hayden bought into the bay area today. six months ago he nearly died following a freak football injury. he recovered and now on the verge of becoming a millionaire and starter secondary but the oakland raiders. >> i thought that i would never walk began i didn't even think about football. i lost a lot of weight and i look at myself in the mara and and i never thought i would be here where i am right now. >> gary: kenyan island from cal karen rogers the green bay quarterback the five- year $110 million incentive. we have some people complaining >> just a really moaned moaning and groaning on friday will be back. (male announcer): now, the orchard supply sports report with gary radnich. flourishes hit downtime halftime spirit >> here we are with van i am going to tahoe this weekend dimmer or warriors? >> gary: you watch for game to use the unknown know? this should be the warriors all the way! i always bet on the team that i am forced to we will
francisco ans such as mary rodgers and howard thurman, danny glory, willie brown and now london breed who have given of themselves, that all people, black, white, yellow, brown and red might reach their full potential. almighty god, hear us as we lay our lives before you to be blessed. help us to know ourselves through godly introspection, that in seeing ourselves as you see us, we may more readily revise and correct our lives. we know that you have made us one and all in your image. and, so, we pray that we will mirror you as we live our day to day lives. we are broken people living in a broken world, and we need you to help us to cope and mend our brokenness. we pray for those who have been pushed into the zone of desperation. we pray for those with illnesses that medical science cannot cure. we pray for those in whom hate has become malignant and those in whom hope has died. bless our fair city and its leadership. bless our governor, and give strength to our president barack obama. this is our prayer in jesus' name, amen. >>> amen. (applause) >> lift every voice and sing till earth and
and the risktaker. fred and harvey ye very and willie brown and nancycy pelosi. we've known our share of adversity, earthquake and the problems with aids. we're not afraid to fail or doing what we know is right. and most importantly we know that none of us succeed alone whether it's in reconcile or business or life. we know as michelle obama said so well, this past summer when you walk through that door of opportunity you don't slam it shut you help someone else walk through that door behind you. my fellow san franciscans i know there's no limit to the opportunities in this city in we keep the door open. if we commit ourselves and put politics behind us we can help future generations and thank you go >> a few years ago, i attended a public event at sfaliason, i don't know if you were there but it had a huge impact on me. i went to hear alaferalaison speak and instead a heard a neuro biologist and a snow flake scientist and tj clark who is an arc historian. it was amazing, it was the most amazing night. and we have actually modeled our public programs off of that event ever since. we like at the ar
of the great tech companies in the bay area. and we had our two great mayors, willie brown and ed lee. and the minute that they saw gabby they said ron, get everyone's attention here. we can make 200 people be quiet. we have to make a tribute to what happened today in sandy hook, and a tribute to gabby. and during that tribute which was pallpable, i could tell that the tech community was going to do something. and we did. on december 15th, we started an ad hoc committee of tech volunteers, many of them luminaries in the industry. and we convened three subcommittees that went to work. and we had a defining conference call on december 17th, 72 hours after the tragedy. there were 150 people on that call. 50 of them gathered together in an office in san francisco. and we took action. we resolved that we were going to do something, we convened into the subcommittees that very quickly rallied around the governor of connecticut asked for a moment of silence on the one-week anniversary of the tragedy. so we rallied around that and attracted hundreds of thousands of participates by signing a p
in the administration of then-mayor willy brown. and general myat and i were talking about putting together a table top exercise and in came from some exercises from the marine corps and barry newman was a very energetic officer in the marine corps. he has gone over to afghanistan, i went over and saw him there, he was attached to the kabul police chief. i think he's going to have some interesting perspectives about working in the police department in a war zone. lieutenant commander patricia serrano, her assignments have been varied includes working as a immediate vaek core man, a legal clerk and a tqm instructor. she completed a 7-month deployment.
and county of san francisco serving in the administration of then-mayor willy brown. and general myat and i were talking about putting together a table top exercise and in came from some exercises from the marine corps and barry newman was a very energetic officer in the marine corps. he has gone over to afghanistan, i went over and saw him there, he was attached to the kabul police chief. i think he's going to have some interesting perspectives about working in the police department in a war zone. lieutenant commander patricia serrano, her assignments have been varied includes working as a immediate vaek core man, a legal clerk and a tqm instructor. she completed a 7-month deployment. captain mike napolitano is serving with the navy's expedition training group. while deployed in 2004, he spearheaded maritime patrol relief efforts toing the 2004 indian ocean tsunami, as well as numerous theater cooperation efforts throughout the pacific and in 2009 captain napolitano reported as commanding officer of the expeditionary training group. this is a fabulous panel and i know you're going t
had incredible momentum, we have an incredible bid committee compiled and we have mayor willie brown involved and we have charles scwhab and rice and joe, deasandro and an amazing collection, but today we are humble and honored to add the fire power to the committee in the form of world champions, and a hall of famer, and folks that have taken part in over ten percent of the super bowls, and we have great admiration and respect for both of you and we cannot thank you enough for coming on board and helping us get this over the goal line. we hand off our final package on may 7th, to, the nfl owners and then we present on may 21st, but, the one thing that we want everybody to realize is that this is the community-wide effort and that this is going to be something that is not just about san francisco and it is not just about santa clara and it is about the entire region coming together and the reason that i took on this role was that we have amazing things happening in this community and we have amazing technology and we have amazing business leaders and we want to highlight that and we
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